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Oct 1, 2012 11:00pm EDT
and mitt romney are locked in a close contest. we are in washington with what is at stake. >> with the clock ticking toward the first face-off at the university of denver, both candidates are hunkering down. president obama and the presidentprep mill in vegas -- in debate prep mode in the. a weekend visit to church with mitt romney and a practice session with this debate team. >> there tried to be as real as possible. he has been wearing a suit and tie. the are trying to get those answers crisp and appealing. >> he covers the mitt romney campaign for politico, which shows him trailing for the president. >> president obama has the upper hand but it is close enough that with a strong performance in denver, mitt romney could take the lead in the national polls. >> a washington post poll of the majority of voters think the president will win wednesday's debate. >> well you have a very close election nationally, president obama does have the edge in the key swing states. >> some of the reasons were spent for the disparity. >> there is a much broader lock in.'majority of voters
NBC
Oct 3, 2012 11:00pm EDT
motive i did any of the three shootings. >> a showdown between the president and mitt romney. the first time the two faced off this election cycle. it was a heated exchange at times. we have team coverage of commitment 2012. it did a party with -- a debate party with students. but we begin in denver. >> heading into this debate, both candidates try to live up to the billing. it started off civil with an embrace by the candidates' wives and an anniversary wish from the president to the first lady. >> i want to wish you a happy anniversary and the you know that a year from now we will not be celebrating it in front of 40 million people. >> the press and trees quickly faded -- the pleasantries quickly faded. >> governor romney's proposal calls for a $5 trillion tax cut on top of $2 trillion in additional spending for our military. he is saying he is going to pay for it by closing loopholes and deductions. >> i have five boys. i'm used to people sang something that is not always true but keep on repeating it and hoping i will believe it. that is not the case. i will not reduce the taxes pai
NBC
Oct 4, 2012 11:00pm EDT
.com and send us your pictures. just click on ulocal. >> president obama and mitt romney are hitting in the hotly contested battle ground states after the first time to tell matchup last night. many analysts see romney as the victor, st. president obama needs to work to keep that momentum going. tracing mitchell is in washington. >> the president's team compares the debate to the playoffs. after the game, you evaluate and make adjustments. obama came out in the battleground state of colorado firing and ready for the fight. >> when i got onto the stage, i met this buried spirited fellow who claimed to be mitt romney. -- i met this very spirited fellow who claim to be mitt romney. he did not want to be held accountable for the real mitt romney decisions and what he has been saying for the last year. that is because he knows full well that we don't want what he has been selling for the last year. >> it is fun to be here and feel all that energy that you have here. >> the governor was selling his crowd also. >> the government's trickle-down economy is one where he will raise taxes on sma
NBC
Oct 16, 2012 11:00pm EDT
of what governor romney said is true. >> we do not need to have the president keeping us from taking advantage of oil, coal and gas. >> when you were governor of massachusetts, he stood in front of it coal plant and said this plant kills. >> when governor romney said we should lead detroit go bankrupt, i said we are going to bet on american workers and auto industry and it has come surging back. >> the president took detroit bankrupt. >> why my lowering taxes on the middle class? under the last four years, they have been buried. >> we have not heard from the governor in the specifics beyond big bird and eliminating funding for planned parenthood in terms of how he pays for that. >> one of the most heated exchanges -- oil production. >> you cut permits and licenses on federal land and water in half. >> not true. >> by how much did you cut them? >> we produce more oil. >> another heated exchange over the attack over the -- on the u.s. consulate in libya. with romney and the president dealt a leadership test. the that accused mitt romney of playing politics in the wake of the attack. --
NBC
Oct 19, 2012 11:00pm EDT
with what he sees government romney's shifting positions, president obama unleashed some stand-up comedy. >> mr. severely conservative wants you to think that he was severely kidding about everything he said over the last year. he is changing so much, backtracking and sidestepping. we've got to name this condition he is going through. i think it is called romnesia. >> the president made those comments in northern virginia. but his support in the battleground state has dropped and is now in a tie with mitt romney. mitt romney was in florida. his from -- his romney -- his running mate was in the sunshine state. >> of all of the things that mitt romney has done in his life, it is how to turn sluggish, slow organizations seem to lean commis effective organizations. this is what he did in his career. -- lean, effective and organizations. that is what he did in his career. >> the president has to camp david to prepare. ahead, it has been 50 years since the cuban missile crisis. there are swirling rumors about the health of ex-cuban leader fidel castro. and a seasonal visitor makes an early arr
NBC
Oct 13, 2012 11:00pm EDT
as potential suspects. in commitment 2012, president obama and mitt romney are gearing up for the second debate. romney greeted more than 3000 supporters in ohio. the republican challenger said he enjoyed asking the president's questions during the first debate that americans wanted answered. >> when he took office, there were 32 million people on foods -- on food stamps. he has added 15 million more. right? more than the population of ohio. the income of the median family in america has gone down by $400 per family. meanwhile, romney prepared in columbus, ohio for it tuesday's debate. meanwhile, in his weekly address, president obama reminded americans of his decision to rescue the auto industry from collapse and save more than 1 million american jobs. >> just a few years ago, the auto industry was not just struggling. it was flatlining. we refused to throw in the towel and do nothing. i bet on american workers and american ingenuity, and three years later that that is paying off in a big way. >> after his address, president obama boarded air force one headed to williamsburg, va.. it will spen
NBC
Oct 14, 2012 11:30pm EDT
the weekend. >> mitt romney and president obama prepare for their second debate. a man breaks records for traveling faster than the speed of sound. constellation energy group] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> good evening. anne arundel county police have made an arrest in the murder of a pasadena man who was killed over the weekend. the deadly shooting happened in pasadena over the weekend. sheldon dutes is live at the headquarters. >> police have charged that the deputy teenagers with first- degree murder and other teenagers in connection to the murder. i caught up with one of the surviving victims. he is still confused by what happened. he and his friends are good guys that do not get into trouble. >> i do not believe it. i watched him die. >> he is stunned that he and his best friend were the targets of the shooting early on saturday morning. >> i actually have a lot about nerve damage. i can't feel too much of anything in my hand. of course they were at a house party near pasadena that eventually got broken up by the cops. the two friends and so
NBC
Oct 18, 2012 11:00pm EDT
. >> just two days after mitt romney and president obama went at each other in the second debate, the candidates are once again sharing the stage tonight, but this country did this time for a little comic relief. -- but this time for a little comic relief. nikole killion explains that is not the only entertainment on the campaign trail today. >> the incomparable bruce springsteen. >> it was bill and the boss. >> it is like going on after elvis here. >> bruce springsteen and endorsed president obama in the form of a new tune. >> i cannot think of another word to rhyme with obama, so that was the end. >> former president clinton chimed in on back up. >> the president had your back. you've got to have his back now. >> president campaigned in new hampshire. he is not the only one bringing out the big guns on the road. mitt romney got a boost this week from comedian dennis miller. >> i have friends to talk about voting for obama in much the same way they tell the story about how they to an ambien and local of naked outside. >> paul ryan team up with former secretary of state condoleez
NBC
Oct 20, 2012 11:00pm EDT
was possibly the last down day that the president and mitt romney will have in the next 17 days because both are busy preparing for the third and final debate that will take place monday in florida. paul ryan was out on the campaign trail trying to rally i ton ohio. by is president joe biden was in florida. before taking the day off, president obama and mr. romney traded jabs. >> i think it is called romney -esia. >> they have been reduced to petty attacks and silly word games. >> subject of monday's debate -- foreign policy. meantime, a stunning announcement out of libya on the anniversary of khaddafi's death. the dictator's son was fatally wounded between clashes of pro- government militia and khaddafi loyalists. he died while being transported. he was wounded in a town south o tripoli. clashes killed more than a dozen people and injured more than 200. to want -- chihauhaus dressed as crayons. ♪ [ female announcer ] at yoplait, we want you to feel even better about your favorite flavors. so when you call, tweet, and post, we listen. that's why yoplait light and yoplait original are now m
NBC
Oct 21, 2012 11:30pm EDT
, florida, governor romney took a break from debate practice to cheer on his staff and played tag football and as he flipped the coins it is like the presidential race right now, hard to tell who exactly has the edge. the latest polls shows the candidates deadlocked nationally at 47% among likely voters. sitting at 47% is a good number for a challenger, not a good number for an incumbent. >> but what counts is like the battle ground states like florida. and ohio. >> if you look at the polling, it's trending our way. >> republicans see romney momentum in the polls but democrats are counting on early voting that favors president obama. >> that is a better indicator than the public polls, which are all over the map. >> a mab both sides are hoping to change monday night in florida at the third and final presidential debate. the topic, foreign policy and who's best suited to represent america on the world stage. on this stage, one last face-to-face showdown in a race with just 16 days left. >> governor romney is already in florida. the president spent the weekend getting ready for the debate at
NBC
Oct 26, 2012 11:00pm EDT
areas facing president obama and governor mitt romney. >> you could have mitt romney winning the popular vote but losing the electoral votes. >> 270 electoral votes are needed for the presidency. both candidates could fall short. >> if you have the right combination of states brea king, you could have an electoral vote tied. which would be a real mess. >> double the the decision up to congress. >> be pushing to relatively unknown territory -- we would be pushing into relatively unknown territory. >> mitt romney would be favored to win if the house keep the republican majority in the senate and let the vice president and that stays in the hands of democrats, joe biden will probably be their pick. most presidential prognosticators say it is not likely at this point but not totally out of the realm of possibility. >> new york city mayor and john hopkins university graduate michael blumberg was in baltimore tonight to rally for the civil marriage protection act. the mayor said that for him, there are many reasons to support same-sex marriage. >> we are just a few days away from making histor
NBC
Oct 27, 2012 11:00pm EDT
and mitt romney seems to be right to their campaign matt. -- to rewrite their campaign map. president obama said mitt romney is offering a re run at past policies. mitt romney join markell rupiah -- joined marco rubio tpday. oday. the obama teams as president obama is ready to stand a case of disaster because of hurricane sandy. >> download our new election mobile app to see a picture of your nearest polling place in keep up to the minute with the campaigns. search and download election 2012 on a smartphone where tablet. >> sandy is causing news already before she is technically affecting us. >> a huge storm. winds running about 500 miles out to the center of the storm. monday looks like the target date. i will talk about that coming up. thank you, mr. speaker, uh, members of congress. in celebration of over 75 years of our government employees insurance company, or geico...as most of you know it. ...i propose savings for everyone! i'm talking hundreds here... and furthermore.. newcaster: breaking news. the gecko is demanding free pudding. and political parties that are actual parties! with
NBC
Oct 30, 2012 11:00pm EDT
about the upcoming look election, i am worried about the impact on families. >> mitt romney has also taken time off the campaign trail to help with relief efforts. he said he believes -- he did answer reporters' questions today. early voting in maryland resumes tomorrow for this friday, november 2. the polls will be open from 8:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. the governor's office as anyone in line at 9:00 p.m. will be able to cast their ballot. for information on polling places around the area, go to our website, wbaltv.com. >> president obama will arrive in new jersey tomorrow to get a firsthand look at the storm damage from superstorm sandy. he will join governor chris christie. mitt romney is in florida tonight, preparing to resume his campaign schedule tomorrow. he is scheduled to hold rallies in tampa, miami, and jacksonville. he had to cut short his campaign yesterday but is pushing for on the trail wednesday. romney converted an ohio rally today to relieve donation event. for other parts of the north, it is a different story. >> a look at the recovery efforts following this ferocious
NBC
Oct 10, 2012 11:00pm EDT
11. >> atta mitt romney mentioned a bird in the debate, costumes of big bird started sliding off the shells. during the debate, mitt romney said if elected he would end federal subsidies for pbs to help balance the federal budget. with november 6 fast approaching, we are your hopes for a complete campaign coverage. tilden permission about the issues that matter to you are available -- detailed information about the issue that mattered to are available online and on your smartphone or tablet. >> a day after agreeing to a plea deal, tiffany alston has been suspended from office without pay or benefits. a legal opinion issued today concluded that the pressure discounted democrat was automatically suspended when a judge sentenced her. she pled guilty to using state money to pay the salary of an employee of her law form as well as paying wedding expenses with campaign funds. >> by this time tomorrow, we should have details of the state audit report of the highly critical of the baltimore city school system. it is expected to show a pattern of school systems over spending and mismanage
NBC
Oct 15, 2012 11:00pm EDT
is the increase in likability. romney is having a sally field moment. they finally like him. >> he cannot be aggressive with people in town hall meetings. it is important for obama that he not sit back and disengage and demur to mitt romney. >> you can preview the debates and keep up with the race for the white house by using our new election 2012 smart phone app. you can see where the candidates stand on key issues. >> maryland voters will weigh in on seven statewide ballot questions that could change the picture of the state. the naacp met today to affirm its commitment to same-sex marriage and question 6 on the november ballot. as kai reed explains, local leaders a supporting the measure is another battle in the fight to protect the rights for everyone. >> we recognize civil marriage as a civil right. local naacp leaders met monday to put their official stamp of approval on question 6 and they are encouraging maryland voters to head to the polls and do the same thing. >> in r patrick, you can drive at 16, boat at 18, a drink at 21, but you cannot marry if you are in a same gender lovin
NBC
Oct 22, 2012 11:00pm EDT
debate on foreign policy that occasionally seem harsh, president obama and former governor romney clashed tonight in florida. kerry cavanaugh or is in baltimore county with the local debate between congressman robert berger -- congressman roberts murder. >> -- ruppersberger. the tv audience seemed sure to be smaller. one night football and the major league playoffs but many of the viewers. >> i congratulate him on taking out osama bin laden and going after the leadership of al qaeda, but we cannot kill our way out of this mess. i am glad to recognize that al qaeda is a threat because a few months ago when you ask what was that these geopolitical threat facing america, you said russia, not al qaeda. what we need to do with the threats in the middle east this strong, steady leadership, not wrong and reckless leadership. >> i am not going to wear rose colored glasses when it comes to russia or mr. putin. now there are some 10,000 centrifuges spin and uranium. they are a threat to the united states and the world and that is unacceptable to us. it is essential for president to show str
NBC
Oct 23, 2012 11:00pm EDT
state. obama campaigned in florida where he unveiled his blueprint for the future. romney and ryan kicked off the blitz in nevada. the president is headed the six states over the next two days while romney hits colorado, nevada, iowa, and ohio. >> spending millions against question 7. and that upsets me. you don't want to upset jonathan ogdon. >>no, you don't. >> the pair came up in support of expanded gambling. if passed, it would add live table games to maryland's casinos. it would create another 500 jobs and bring in additional revenue from table games. members of baltimore's clergy rallied against expanded gambling. >> we have to stop this silly logic that says we can find our virtues by expanding our vices. >> of the clergy coalition is joined by state delegates. they say that it will create jobs, boost economic development, and increase education funding. this election, you cannot stay more connected than ever before using new election 2012 smart phone applications. find early voting centers in a preview the ballot question. baltimore's main tourist attraction is being sold o
NBC
Oct 24, 2012 11:00pm EDT
romney go across the country today, making their case to voters with just less than two weeks until election day. the president kicked off his two day campaign tour today. he traveled 5,300 miles a day, making stops in iowa, colorado, and denver and the stop in los angeles for the tonight show with jay leno. mitt romney was in we know -- in reno. >> thuis race is ro -- this race is too close to call. coming out of the debates, it is a toss up for either candidate. >> new polls from several key battleground states, including virginia and ohio, show the race been a virtual tie. donald trump's bombshell turned out to be another event to get the president to release his college records and passport document. donald trump would write a check. -- when the documents are released. his deadline is october 31. this is the second time he's asked the president to publicize this kind of inflation. last year he was seen as the leader of the birther movement and the question where the president was born. >> what has happened to a missing page from some absentee ballots? the maryland board of elect
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